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    Oregon shooting: Gunman had 13 guns

    The gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage at a college in Oregon had 13 weapons, federal agents said. Dressed in a flak jacket, Chris Harper Mercer brought six guns to Umpqua Community College in Roseburg and opened fire on Thursday morning. He was killed by police in …

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    Alison-Madueke ,Nigeria’s ex-oil minister, arrested in London

    Nigeria’s former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke was arrested in London on Friday, a source from Nigeria’s presidency circle and another with links to her family said. Alison-Madueke was minister from 2010 until May 2015 under former president Goodluck Jonathan, who was defeated by Muhammadu Buhari at the polls in March. …

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    Nigeria: Female suicide bombers explode Maiduguri

    Five young girls were behind a series of deadly explosions in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Thursday evening, security sources say. Fourteen people, including the girls, died and 39 were injured in the attacks at a mosque and house of vigilante leader, the military said. More than 100 …

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    Suspected Nigerian contacts of ISIS chief by NIS in Nigeria

    The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has confirmed the arrest of two suspected Nigerian contacts of the ISIS chief, Ahmed Al Assir, who was supposed to come into Nigeria. Read Nigerian Immigration Service says no record showing that ISIS chief applied for Nigerian visa According to Guardian Newspapers, the Spokesman of …

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    Exclusive: Read Full Text of Prez. Buhari’s Independence Day Speech

    “October 1st is a day for joy and celebrations for us Nigerians, whatever the circumstances we find ourselves in because it is the day, 55 years ago; we liberated ourselves from the shackles of colonialism and began our long march to nationhood and to greatness. “No temporary problems or passing …

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    Bill Cosby accused of three more s*xual assaults

    Three more women came forward on Wednesday to accuse veteran comedian Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them decades ago, charges that come a week before Cosby is scheduled to give a sworn deposition in a separate sexual assault lawsuit. Sharon Van Ert, Pamela Abeyta and Lisa Christie appeared at a …

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    Hajj stampede: Iran death toll rises to 464

    Iran says number of its citizens who died in the Hajj stampeded in Saudi Arabia last week has reached 464 – nearly double the previous toll. Iranian authorities said there was no longer hope of finding any of the country’s missing pilgrims alive. According to Saudi officials, 769 people died …

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    Nigeria @ 55 : President attends Independence Day celebrations in Abuja

    Celebrations for Nigeria’s 55 Independence anniversary have begun in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari is in attendance at the ceremony which is taking place at the Presidential Villa. Buhari earlier gave a speech to commemorate the event in which he urged Nigerians to celebrate the nation regardless of the current circumstances. …

  • 2 years ago

    Just In: Russia ‘begins air strikes in Syria’

    Russia appears to have begun carrying out air strikes in Syria against opponents of President Bashar al-Assad, a US defence official says. The official said the strikes reportedly came in the area of the western city of Homs. Washington was informed in advance that they were about to take place. …

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    “We’re not gays”- Mugabe tells UN

    Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s president, lashed out at the West and spoke out against homosexuality during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly. Back home in Zimbabwe, his people are not so happy about their president using that moment to talk about sexuality and other things while leaving pertinent issues …

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